Terms of Employment: Maine
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Matthew Tarasevich, Bernstein Shur Sawyer & Nelson
- Maine laws prohibit certain types of discrimination and retaliation in employment decisions. See Maine Human Rights Act.
- In Maine, employment relationships are presumed to be at-will. See The At-Will Employment Relationship.
- In Maine, in order to be enforceable a restrictive covenant must protect the employer's legitimate business interests and extend no further than is reasonably necessary to protect those interests. See Restrictive Covenants in Employment Contracts.